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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 26, 1941, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME OCPARTUENT OF HISTORY A NO OES MO I Nt j i A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT VOL XLVII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 26 1941 THIS PAPER CONSISTS TWO SECTIONS SKCTION ONE NO 275 BRITISH REDS SWEEP ON IN IRAN 973 Per Cent Return to Work Reported as Navy Begins Operations KEARNY N J navy reported Tuesday a 973 per cunt return to work at the vast plant of the Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock company stilled for 19 days by a CIO strike Rear Admiral Harold G Bowen who took command of the strike bound yard under presidential or der told a press conference that 10ti89 men had reported for work witli the day shift On Aug 5 tlic last day they had worked pre viously Bowen said 11160 were on the job The men are working en thusiastically and will try to make up the lost time he said Asked whether he thought the navy would get better results at the plant than did the company the admiral replied I cannot be drawn into any discussion of the merits private or government ownership Were going to run it you watch us The company controlled by the U S Steel corporation has pro posed that it sell the busi ness to the navy Bowen said he hoped to reach decisions Tuesday on whether to continue a plant expansion pro grain now under way and when to I launch the U S S Atlanta Tfvf originally sclied tflfed JEor lauricfiirigVAug 9 with Margaret Mitchell author as spon REAR ADMIRAL BOWEN Two cruisers six destroyers two C2 cargo ships and three tankers are now on the ways Bowen said The yard holds con tracts for in defense shipping and employs more than 17000 men Other shifts will re turn to work late Tuesday and Tuesday night The offer to sell the entire plant all its buildings ma chinery land and ships under con struction was mnde by President L 11 Korndorff in a letter to Nyvy Secretary Frank In the letter Korndorff ex pressed a desire to comply with the order issued Saturday by President Roosevelt for the navy to operate the plant because of the strike of the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America and added that to simplify matters the company would be willing to transfer its capital stock to the navy Y The strike was called by the union in a dispute in which it sought to have included in a new working contract a clause pro viding that union members must maintain rood union standing a a condition of employment After informing Secretary Knox Iliat the company is ready to com ply fully with the presidential or der Korndorff added that the company will make formal con veyance assignment and transfer of the above mentioned assets in cluding ils unperformed contracts to the navy department or to such other agency of the government as may be designed by you or to simplify matters and to obviate complicated and difficult account ing procedures the company will if you prefer cause its capital stock to be transferred to the navy department or some other FORMER US DESTROYER LOST Warship Taken Over by Britain Manned by Norwegians Is Sunk LONDON W The former United States destroyer Hope well renamed the Bath and manned by a Norwegian crew iu the service of Britain has been sunk the Royal Norwegian navy announced Tuesday The only other detail disclosed was that ah number of the crew was lost It was the first of the former U S destroyers to be announced as lost The Bath was one of the 50 U S destroyers taken over by the British in 1940 in exchange for baserights on British territory in the western hemisphere The de stroyers were renamed for Ameri can and British cities bearing the same names Tile Bath was one of II ships of its class turned over to Britain All were built in 1918 of 1060 tons displacement and rated at 35 knots speed OPPOSITION TO CHANGE IN TAX IS DEVELOPING Finance Committee Favors Lowering of Income Exemptions WASHINGTON W Senate opposition materialized quickly Tuesday to the finance commit tees proposal for stiffening the new defense tax bill by lowering personal income exemptions and thus requiring an additional 7000 000 persons to file returns There was opposition too for a provision that would end the com munity property system of filing returns now permitted in eight Louisiana Arizpna New Mexico Idaho California Nevada and Washington Navy Opens Kearny Shipyards NAZIS TELL OF OFFER TO SELL nnnncmnu TH ADVANCEALONG TO U S MADE BY KORNDORFF French Foes of vichy HoldEASTERN FRONT Rump Session Under the finance commit tees plan the called for a recordbreaking S3236 700000 as passed by the house have its yield boosted to an estimated 53590700000 VICHY France More than 100members of parliament have met in rump session here and formed themselves into an opposition to the regime of Mar shal Henri Philipe Petain it was disclosed Tuesday Disclosure of this new organ ized opposition to the Vichy regime coincided with revelation that 12 passengers were injured in a new railway accident in occupied France suspected to have resulted from sabotage An aulorail and a freight train collided at the Carne ville station south of Cherbourg Emergency courts empow ered to impose summary death sentences on communists an archists and saboteurs went into action against terrorists in the Paris area anil it was disclosed that retain would make an im portant speech at 11 a m Sun day in the Vichy stadium Observers said the parliamen tary opposition was the most for midable and most important of the opposition which Petain himself Soldiers of Iron Approximately 5303000000 of this potential increase was ac counted for when the committee voted Monday to lower present in come exemptions from 52000 to and from S800 to S750 for single persons An additional rev enue would be derived by elimini nating the community property re turns In the past husbands and wives in the eight community property states have been able to divide their income and make separate returns Thus a man with a S10 000 salary could file a return on SSOOO and his wife could file on So000 In many cases the system brought the aggregate of the sep arate taxes below what the total would have been under a single return Claim Dnepropetrovsk Captured Admit Odessa Is Still Holding Out By UNITED PRESS Germnny claimed gains at both ends of the eastern front Tuesday including the great Dneprope trovsk industrial center in the Ukraine Although heavy rain and mud appeared to be slowing the mo mentum of the nazi offensive the German high command in a spe cial communique reported the capture of Dniepropatrovsk on the lower Dnieper river and the elim ination of a bitterly contested sinn bridgehead in that sector The triumph German sources said again virtually completed the conquest of all of the Ukraine west of the Dnieper hut it was admitted that the Russians still were holding out at Odessa where they said they hud destroyed or broken up six Rumanian divisions and two nazi tank total of probably 80000 to 100000 men if if if The new German communique in his Aug 12 speech to I reported that the army of Gen i Ewald von Kleist had captured I 83596 prisoners 465 guns 109 the nation The rump parliament of more than 100 senators and deputies decided to maintain opposition to tanks and other booty in cleaning up the Dnieper river bend Petams efforts to eliminate them I On the northern front Finnish completely from national life betroops were reported to have cap fore their mandates expire next tured the Viipuri Viborg air May port four miles from that gate Tlie present chamber was elected j way city between Finland and in May 1936 amidst general i Kussia and to be preparing for a I c I strikes and the popular front land slide which swept Leon Blum and his socialists into power The mandates should have expired in but former Premier Edouard Daiadjer extended them to May 1942 to avoid a wartime election The rump parliament has estab lished a under permanent organization former Premier Edouard land and sea assault on the city in connection with their drive on Leningrad South of Leningrad the Germansbadtakcniugai3nd theRassiaiis admitted withdrawal One of Irans soldiers left in modern uniform stands with a warrior right of the old army A simultaneous BritishRussian invasion of I run was latmclicd The Teheran radio said Iranian Premier Ali rUausur reported Iranian authorities have taken all necessary measures j to face thisattack i Encirclement Threatens Blue Troops in Louisiana Games Armored Division Captures Supply Base in Quick Maneuvers from Novgorod Dispatches from Moscow rc By LEON KAY United Ircss Staff Correspondent WITH THE THIRD ARMY IN LOUISIANA AND TEXAS Sixty thousand blue troops Wed nesdaywere in imminent danger of being encircled and annihil RESISTANCE TO ASSAULTS SAID TO BE SLIGHT German Offensive in Russia Appears to Be Losing Momentum By UNITED PRESS Great Britain and Russia ad vanced with airborne and mecha nized troops against the resisting army of Iran Tuesday Mews of military operations was unusually meager from both the Russian and the Iranian war fronts but official dispatches told in terse terms of British and Rus sian progress in occupying the coast line the oil centers and the northern mountains of a land that is rich in Biblical history Resist ance was reported slight British land air ami naval forces moving along the an cient trade routes of Asia Minor seven axis ships at the 1crsian gulf port of Bandar Sliapur overcame opposition at Abadan where the Euphrates and Tigris flow down to the i gulf ami struck at the main Iran oil centers with occupation of AsriIShirin anil tlic pipe line town of All nf these operations were in the southwestern sector From tile north the red army estimated at more than supplemented the operations of spring in an almost as many British troops by Hanking drive from Bulgaria to i advancing on Tabriv the old car cut off Serbian forces from the avail trade center in the movin Greece tains I saw the entire second division i Both of the occupying forces ap nn the march and it was a thrillj peared to be moving cautiously Jugoslavia last ny sight It stretched on the highway from Jasper Tex to Mansfield La about 12IJ miles except for swift lights by British transport planes that landed troops to protect Britons in the ated by 130000 attacking 1 soldiers red First crime light lank oil fields There appeared to anec elements with engineering j be a dclinlie effort to hold fighl units followed by connecting files i of motorcycle scouts armored ing to a minimum and perhaps to persuade the Persian shah mmei lomcr remier louara counteroffensive on the central HciTpt who was president of the had ed o a biter chamber DODGERS TRIM CARDINALS 83 SPOUTS BULLETINS BROOKLYN Dodg ers scored in four of the first five innings Tuesday to wallop the St Louis Cardinals 8 to 3 in the first game of their crucial double header behind the steady seven hit pitching of Curt Davis The victory boostedthe Dodgers Na tional league lead to games GIANTS JUMP ON WALTERS BEAT REDS The chancre does not affect any of the country except the community propery slates said Chairman George D Ga of thefinance committee It puts the whole country on the same basis V Asked xvhcther the change was satisfactory Senator Connally D Tex replied in a drawl It air not Youll hear a lot more about that when it comes to the senate floor As for the proposed cuts in ex emptions a highlyplaced repub lican leader said a substantial group in his party would vote against them and Senator Clark Tile reds sccund arnuireri scout card and iirmored hall track negotiate n settlement that would ported that a strong red army j vision Monday night captured the j weapon carriers mounting liglit i carrv out the demands of Moscow I blues supply base at Mansfield and heavy machine guns Then ami London for ouster of German La and disrupted their commit followed supporting units ol light i fifth columnists nicalions Threatened by a red tanks and reserves of medium ju attack from the rear blue tanks with engineering units car I irou naa ica to a Diner sire1 i battle in which a large hut im i named white Russian city was The senators and deputies recaptured have a well organized grapevine 1 The front line reports did not i Robileno La system for communieatins bad indicate whether the city was Goi Red cavalry on the cast flank j quarters were moved from Many rying pontoons on trucks x if These units were followed by D Idaho said they failed to solve the fiscal problem Discussing this part of the com mittees plan George said news of the Vichy regime to j mel which the Germans took re pushed blue outposts to Boycc j the main body of lihl and mc their constituents Mast of them Icently in a thrust endangering thnlLa while the red infantry in the ditim tanks motorized infantry are in Vichy as refugees and north flank of the Russian armicq center threatened the bluesand half tracks towimr 75 M M will keep other senators and j in the Ukraine The central front around Simpson I a deputies informed of develop counteroffensive however was j designed to relieve that Thc mcnts in their home districts threat that the hijrl maneuverability Members of parliament have I German advances also were re an armnrcll striking force can dropped tlicir petty pai tisan ported from the Leningrad front overcome well organized dc rcls and have all but formed a where severe rainstorms such PS fcnsc solid bloc of opposition to Vichy recently handicapped the nazis mj and 155 M M Howitzers Finally came supply columns motorized kitchens and mainlc nance units if if Dusl and black greasy smoke from lank exhausts covered the Propaganda leaflets urginK nonresistance were dropped on many towns and cities by air planes of the occupying forces and it was indicated that aerial bombardment had been avoided Axis sources had reported vari ous towns inchilliuK Tabriz xvrrn binnbccl but it appeared likely thiy were bombed with propa ganda instead of high explosives Bril ihiusian advance wa The parliamentary opposition the Smolensk sector were reJ road as in real war but rrcmlly disclosed except for Mthough the second armored wnir1 would have completed flvst occupied close I was backed by communist ported aiding the Russian defense i division wis criticized by Iicit was lacking the gull coast and the border tion which despite more than 30j of their second city j Gcn Walter Krucser for carei Th division theoretically 000 arrests has continued an traordinarily intense propaganda rc but it wns indicnlcd that it con against Vichy not only among workers but in all strata of so ciety JTai Nazi to Hold while 7000000 additional persons French would have to file returns under the lowered exemptions the ma jority would not be taxed Only Giants S4300fl000 he added would come j Walters for from the new croup of taxpayers j j The other NEW YORK jumped on Bucky three runs in the first inning jTllc other S251000OnO would 1 added as many more in the sixth j ome from persons already filing and then whipped the Reds 7 to 4 income lax returns j in the first game of Tuesdays doubleheadcr CUBS BEAT PHILLIES 54 IN OPENER Weather Report i FORECAST I IOWA Partly cloudy and cooler PHILADELPHIA The j Tuesday night Wednesday partly cloudy and continued cool Chicago Cubs turned eight hits into five runs Tuesday to stop the onrushing Phillies 5 to 4 in the first game of a double header The Cubs scored three of then runs in a big sixth inning cli maxed by Babe Dahlgrens home MINNESOTA Fair to partly cloudy cooler extreme south j Tuesday night Wednesday partly cloudy with little change in temperature agency of the government on the understanding that in cither case I IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics be determined later either by I HIJJS 4 Maximum Monday 74 agreement or in case of a failure Inn Tobm Minimum Monday night 52 to anrco by arbitration winning his eleventh same the I At S a in Tuesday 55 Boston Braves beat the Pitts1 understanding mat in cither case compensation to the company will i rOms HURLS WHILE be determined later pifhrr hvlBRAVEs BEAT BUGS 43 The company its president said can assume no authority or reI Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheadcr 1 holding the visitors to four hit sponsibility for the further man agcmcnt and operation of the yard or for any results or consej mct DiMagcio tripled m thr quences fourth with the bases loaded ac Meamvhilc Admiral Harold G Bowen naval authority now in charge of the important shipyard i said the membership maintenance 1OWAN TURNS IN 73 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precipitation counting for all Pirate tallies question was under consideration by the navy department but that pending a decision wholehearted cooperation was expected SILVER IS CANDIDATE DES MOINES he would campaign on an economy and no third term platform Scth S Silver of Cantril announced he would seek the republican nom cd of Cedar Rapids working his irons beautifully Tuesday added a 73 one over par to his first round virtually to clinch a match play position in the national amateur golf tournament The threetime Hawkeye state titleholder played with Stewart Skip Alexander the North Carolina star who post ed a 77 Tuesday after scoring an inaion for secretary of state in the opening fi7 the lowest score EXTENDED FORECAST Extended forecast for the period from p m Tuesday Aug 26 to p m CST Saturday Aug I 30 2ND ROUND PLAY Uppcr Mississippi vallcyTIic OMAHA Jacobs temperature will average near primary turned in on Monday normal Illinois and Indiana below normal Wisconsin Iowa and Min nesota with rather cool weather most of the period except for slight rising trend Thursday Rain fall will average moderate to lo cally heavy with showers and scattered thunderstorms in Min nesota nnd western Iowa by Thurs day night and over the rcmaindci of Ihc district Friday and Satur i day Severe fighting continued on the lower Dnieper river ami Odessa fronts with he Russians reporting total destruction of a Rumanian division and defeat j of two others outside the en j circled Black Sea port Russian war dispatches repeatedly em phasized that Rumanian units bridge across the Sabine river in Logansport La One span of this bridge had been by the frequently had lost more than f blues hut red engineers repaired half and often twothirds of it in two hours and t h e tanks rolled on into Logansport coni j plclcly out I Ian king the blues on the west The reds left their bivouac and often twothirds their effectives I caught up with red tank columns and when halting seek i witlu rawn some distance at most lowan Killed in Army Maneuvers Is Buried Lieut Gcn Ernest von SchaumburR German commandant of Paris an nounced that all Frenchmen under arrest xvonld he classed as hostages Following the Russian evacua tion of Novgorod south of Lcnin grad the Germans reported cap a lure of the rail junction of Luga j about 90 miles west of the city That represented a cleaning up of I Russian resistance that cndan I gered the encirclement of Lenin grad according to Berlin dis patches which also reported I heavy fighting around the Es I Ionian capita Of Tallinn The Germans reported five Russian vessels including a de Istroyer had been sunkwhile tryI ing to bolster the Tallinn defenses r while Moscow reported that the 1 Red fleet destroyed a large num j ber of enemy tanks motorized 1 units and cavalry by a surprise shelling along the coast presum ably near Tallinn On the Karelian Isthmus the Germans reported the Finnish German drive toward Viipuri j and Leningrad continued to make j progress the extent of which was not specified Two Aged Residents Honored at Mitchell of the oldest people in Mitchell celebrated birthdays Sunday Mrs Effte Ingersoll entertained a group of relatives at dinner at her home honoring the eighty ninth birthday of her mother Mrs Josephine Childs F H Chandler 83 spent the day at the home of his daughter Mrs E L Hanscn and family at St where relatives from Ricevillc and Grand Meadow Minn were HILISBORO Iowa noral for Donald H Tadc 2l of Hills Allhough German sources in Istanbul reported that Germany had promised the Persian shah the aid of axis forces if he could hold out for a monlh there was no in diralinn Ihnl I he would be in n position or would attempl to lv i fiKliI the occupalion at present boro killed in an accident Friday Turkey promising to remain about 2 a m Monday and by 11 while on maneuvers in by isiirr min nine hoursthey had i Tadc was a member of the I lath I slul1 eastern British and Russian troops invaded Iran Arrows imlknlr likdy routes of their sirrnillanrnus moves which for the British would hn alnnjr the Persian gulf and for the Russians a thrust from the Caucasus ;